Auburn vs Georgia Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/19/2020
Game: Auburn Tigers vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia +3.5
The Auburn Tigers head to Stegeman Coliseum to take on the Georgia Bulldogs on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 3.5 point favorites.
Auburn comes into this game with an overall record of 22-3. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 79.9 points per game while giving up 71.2 per contest. Georgia has an overall record of 12-13. They are averaging 75.8 points per game and surrendering 75.1, good for a point differential of 0.7.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 11-14-0 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 12-12-1 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 12-13-0 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 16-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
02/15/20 F Isaac Okoro Hamstring is questionable
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
12/21/19 F Amanze Ngumezi Left Team is out for season
Samir Doughty comes into this game averaging 16.0 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Isaac Okoro averages 13.1 points per contest in 32.0 minutes per game. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Anthony Edwards scores 19.0 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Rayshaun Hammonds averages 12.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn averages 79.9 points per contest, which is 18th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 183rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 306th in the nation. They average 41.9 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 190th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 209th with 12.8 per game. The Tigers allow 71.2 points per contest, which is 229th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 113th and 162nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 189th, and they allow 11.2 assists per game which puts them in 71st place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 158th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia is 65th in the nation with 75.8 points per contest this season. They are 119th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.7. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 325th in the NCAA. They are 65th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.1 boards per contest and 126th in assists per game with 13.8. The Bulldogs are 36th in turnovers per contest with 15.2. The Bulldogs give up 75.1 points per game, which ranks them 304th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 284th and 158th in those defensive statistics. They rank 221st with 13.1 dimes allowed per game and 247th with 36.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 199th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 31st in the nation in offensive rating with 109.7. In terms of pace they are 113th in the country with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 144th. As a team they are 134th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 40th in Division 1. Auburn is 298th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia is 80th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 103.1, which is ranked 141st. They are 47th in D-1 in pace with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 145th. As a unit they are 158th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 154th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Auburn -3.5
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